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Two Catholic Priests Kidnapped Along Benin-Auchi Road By Gunmen

Two Catholic priests have been kidnapped along the Benin Auchi Express Road by gunmen.

The Catholic Priests identified as Reverend Father Udo and Reverend Father Philemon Oboh were kidnapped on Saturday on their way from Benin.

Details of their kidnap are still sketchy.

Reverend Father Udoh is a Parish Priest at Saint Patrick Catholic Church Ebhoiyi in Esan North-East local government area while Reverend Father Philemon Oboh is a Priest at Saint Joseph Retreat Mass Center in Ugboha.

Edo State Police Command is yet to react to the kidnap incident.

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